Let’s see who is the richest man in the world. However, he seat of richest lies in the hand of a young man called Jeff Bezos. Let’s see his networth and allso other richest buds.
Hello folks, here today I will like to bring to your knowledge the list of top richest men in the world. To be rich is not a child play, so there are certain principles you need to follow through.
A lot of people get themselves into different jobs to earn salaries, so many of them delve into the business of entrepreneurship and other independent businesses.
But, just a handful with rugged zeal and hard work revolutionize their businesses into mega-corporations and conglomerates. How they made it is simply motivational.
Yes, some of us are still living with the belief that Bill gate is the richest man in the world, but I say hell no. Even the bible says that when men were asleep, the wicked ones went to their farm to plant bad seeds.
Please, don’t judge Bill gate base on my writing, I was just giving a tip of courage and alarm, I am not saying that his village people were after him.
Listed below is the list of top richest men in the world you must know. Hopefully, I would love my name boldly written as one of the richest in the world. I don’t know about you if you will also want to, I think we will know about that in the comment section.
Amazon CEO: Jeff Bozos is the richest man in the world with a net worth of $116.4 billion Billion
List of Richest Men in the World
Here is the current list of the top 10 richest men in the world as of 2020, according to Forbes.
1. Jeff Bezos
Net Worth: $116.4 billion
Please permit me to say that Jeff Bezos is a man with the grace from God. Do you know that I was taking a look at the 2018 world richest men and to my surprise, this man was the fourth?
No wonder, they say, he laughs the last, laughs best. How can someone who was fourth now move to 1st with a period of 2yrs? this can only be God.
Jeff Bezos is the founder of one of the largest companies on the web which is called Amazon.com, which begins as a small online store but growing bigger daily.
Recent updates have it that after recently acquiring Wholefoods, launching drone shipping and a bunch of other strong ideas, Amazon is really taking a bigger dimension in the world tech sphere.
Jeff has played a major role in the growth of e-commerce. He is the founder and owner of the aerospace developer and manufacturer Blue Origin that has plans for commercial suborbital human spaceflight. He purchased The Washington Post newspaper in 2013.
Amazon CEO: Jeff Bozos is the richest man in the world with a net worth of $116.4 billion
2. Bill Gates:
Net Worth: $106.5 billion
Bill Gates, the second richest man in the world is an American businessman, programmer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and investor.
He co-founded the world’s largest PC software company Microsoft in 1975. He is an Alma meter of Harvard University and has served as the CEO, chairman and chief software architect at Microsoft.
He was the no.1 wealthiest from 1995 to 2007, again in 2009 and has been since 2014. He is recognized as one of the greatest entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution.
Bill Gates’ current net worth of US $106.5 billion. Bill Gates is known for numerous philanthropic activities through the Bill& Melinda Gates Foundation, donating large amounts of money to various humanitarian causes and science research programs.
3. Bernard Arnault & family
Net Worth: $92.1billion
Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault is a French billionaire business magnate and art collector. He is currently the 3rd richest man in the world and the richest man in Europe.
Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault is the chairman and CEO of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE, known as LVMH, which happens to be the world’s largest producer of luxury goods.
Hence, we can safely say that Arnault is also the richest person in the fashion industry currently.
4. Warren Buffet:
Net Worth: $79.8billion
He is an American business tycoon, investor, and philanthropist. He is the chairman, CEO and the major shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway.
He is said to be one of the most successful investors in the world. He is referred to as the Sage of Omaha or Oracle of Omaha for his personal frugality despite his immense wealth.
He gives away 99 percent of his assets to philanthropic causes, chiefly via Gates Foundation. He was named as one of the world’s most influential people in 2012 by Time.
5. Mark Zuckerberg:
Net Worth: $66.0 billion.
He is an American internet entrepreneur, programmer, and philanthropist. He is the chairman, CEO and co-founder of the social networking website Facebook.
6. Amancio Ortega:
Net Worth: $64.6 billion.
The group brings the chain of Zara clothing and accessories retail shops. He is the board member of Inditex and Daez Groups. He is currently the second richest man in the world, with net worth of about US$64.6 billion.
7. Larry Ellison:
Net Worth: $61.5 billion.
Lawrence Joseph Ellison is an American businessman, who is the co-founder of Oracle Corporation. He serves as the executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle.
He is a drop out from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Chicago. Later, he started Oracle that became a successful database vendor to mid and low range systems.
He is also a licensed aircraft pilot who owns two military jets. He is known for philanthropic activities and has signed The Giving Pledge. He obtains a salary of US$ 63.6 million and has a net worth of about US$ 61.5 billion.
8. Steve Ballmer
Net Worth: $58.8 billion
The current 8th world riches man is Steve Ballmer. For those who don’t know him, Steve Ballmer is former CEO of Microsoft, who led the company from 2000 to 2014.
When he was 24 years old, Steve Ballmer dropped out of Stanford University’s business school, and then joined Bill Gates at Gates’ tech start-up Microsoft.
In 2018, he invested $59 million in Social Solutions, which makes software for nonprofits and government agencies.
9. Larry Page
Net Worth: $58.2 billion
Larry Page is the current 8th world richest man. Larry Page was the former CEO of Alphabet, which was the parent of Google.
Though he stepped down as CEO in December 2019, he, however, remains a member of the board and a major shareholder.
He cofounded Google in 1998 with fellow Stanford Ph.D. student Sergey Brin.
10. Carlos Slim Helu:
Net Worth: $57.9 billion
He is a Lebanese Mexican business mogul, investor, and philanthropist. He is the chairman and CEO of Telmex, America Movil, Samsung Mexico and the conglomerate Grupo Carso.
His conglomerate comprises a wide array of industries that include industrial manufacturing, telecommunications, healthcare, real estate, airlines, media, energy, hospitality, entertainment and many more.
He is often referred to as “Warren Buffet of Mexico”. His net assets are estimated to be US$ 52.2 billion.